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Sudha Umashanker

Eschewing revenge

It is that time of the year when we tend to take stock of how the year went and how we coped with what life handed us.

16 Dec 2018 12:07 AM

Setbacks are purposeful

Being betrayed and let down hurts very much and is not uncommon.

08 Dec 2018 1:14 AM

Staying in the process

The process is life altering and the testing times contain the seeds of valuable lessons.

23 Nov 2018 12:17 AM

Teachings of an ascended master

A hundred years ago, on Vijaydashami, Shirdi Sai Baba attained samadhi.

17 Oct 2018 12:51 AM

Wondrous moon

Moon’s waxing and waning is a metaphor for the ebb and flow of our lives.

13 Sep 2018 6:12 AM


Focus on soul growth

While it is easy to see oneself grow physically, it is difficult to see the spiritual growth.

23 Aug 2018 1:14 AM

Purity of heart

Though we understand the value of materialistic purity, we often forget the essence of having a pure and kind heart.

21 Jun 2018 1:23 AM

Trust your instincts

The more reflective and contemplative a life we lead and the more rooted in faith we are, the finer our instincts and well-honed our intuition is.

24 May 2018 5:42 AM

From me to we

Apart from human beings, a global mindset will stand us in good stead in the case of our natural resources too.

03 May 2018 5:43 AM

Peace amid life’s chaos

Often in life we are confronted with circumstances and people who ruin our peace.

15 Mar 2018 12:35 AM


Balance your karma

A four-point action plan to work out your karma with wisdom and intelligence.

16 Feb 2018 12:35 AM

Do good, feel good

If we would like others to do us good, we can set the ball rolling by doing the same to others.

01 Feb 2018 6:37 AM

Significance of feet

Feet of spiritual gurus and gods have always been worshiped in different cultures and religions, what makes them divine?

14 Dec 2017 12:20 AM

Significance of fire

One of the first discoveries of man, the ever-eluding fire holds a lot of significance in each culture and is associated with wisdom and divinity.

02 Nov 2017 12:35 AM

Mountains and spirituality

Every climb up a mountain is an exercise in spiritual growth.

05 Oct 2017 12:22 AM


Knowing yourself

It is important to choose your own path and listen to your own voice, as that is the only way to achieve a meaningful and joyous life.

31 Aug 2017 7:28 AM

Reflections don’t lie

A mirror can reveal a lot about a person if examined closely and can also help one move towards a better and desirous future.

03 Aug 2017 12:32 AM

Focus on the effort

In tough situations, focusing on one’s effort without worrying about results helps gain balance and aids spiritual growth.

06 Jul 2017 12:28 AM

Quest for inner peace

One can be peaceful regardless of any external conflict or situation. To find inner peace, one has to make a choice.

01 Jun 2017 12:14 AM

Trust in the divine

While facing the worst phases of life and the lowest points, do not shy away from seeking a helping hand.

06 Apr 2017 12:27 AM